Some West Yorkshire CANN Organisations
The William Merritt Centre provides impartial information, advice and assessment on equipment and practical aspects of daily livings for disabled people of all ages, their carers and professionals. Anyone can contact the centre directly for an assessment, alternatively referrals can be made via GPs, OTs and other health care professionals. Our paediatric Occupational Therapists offer assessments involving: buggies, wheelchairs, wheelchair accessible vehicles, beds, seating and Try B 4 U Fly. We also regularly run tricycle, walkers and car seat clinics. Our paediatric therapists can arrange assessments with companies who specialise in paediatric equipment and offer advice on how to purchase products. If statutory funding is not available, our therapists are happy to write a report to support charity applications for funding. The centre also provides a service called Switches 4 Kidz, whereby we provide impartial information, advice and assessment about adapted toys and switches for children, families and professionals and the centre has developed a loan library of adapted toy and switches for families to borrow. Following on from this we provide assessments for accessing games consoles, computers, iPads, phones etc. and run regular accessible gaming drop in sessions during school holidays.
WMC 100 Town Street, Rodley, Leeds, LS13 1HP
William Merritt Disabled Living Centre
We champion children and young people’s right to have a say in decisions that affect their lives. We run a range of youth voice programmes and projects to enable children and young people to develop campaigns, participate in city wide ballots and youth voice summit and share their views and priorities with decision makers. We provide advice, guidance and training to staff to develop their skills and confidence in facilitating children, young people and parents/ carers involvement in decisions making processes. We work with different teams and services to ensure young people and parents/cares are actively involved in recruitment and selection of senior staff, commissioning services and developing city wide consultations.
7th Floor East, Merrion House, Merrion way, Leeds LS2 8PD
Leeds CC Voice Influence and Change Team
Kickstart, Leeds Kickstart employment support for disabled people in Leeds Kickstart is a service aimed at supporting disabled jobseekers of working age ready to move into long-term sustainable employment. The service is open to disabled people in the Leeds area who are: Of working age Looking for paid employment. You will get tailored support from a specialist employment advisor to understand your career goals and how to achieve them. We offer: support with your CV training in job search and preparing for interviews advice and guidance on your career on-going support for you and your employer. Working with local employers Kickstart wants to support organisations to help them engage with more disabled people, if you would like more information please email email@example.com. Contact for Kickstart: Telephone: 0113 357 0330 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ADDRESS: i2Office, No. 1 Leeds, 26 Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS12 1BE These contact details are for this service. For everything else, email email@example.com or call free 0808 800 3333. Short breaks and activities for disabled children in Leeds Scope Activities works with Leeds City Council to promote short breaks and activities for families with disabled children aged up to 18. We do this in 3 ways. We offer: 1. Information for […]
There is a statutory requirement for every local area across the country to have a Local Offer for families and children and young people with additional needs, aged 0-25 years, and the practitioners who work with them. The Local Offer includes information on all services and support for health, education and social care for children and young people with additional needs aged 0-25 years of age and the practitioners who work with them. This is the local area offer for Wakefield district. It includes: Website Termly Newsletter Social Media sites, and Face to face events
Barnardo’s Wakefield Services, Room 249, Castleford Civic Centre, Ferrybridge Road, Castleford, WF10 4JH